Pharmacy Technician

Career Training Program

Pharmacy Technician Training Overview

Do you want a career helping others and working in an exciting team environment? Pharmacy technicians provide vital care to people of all ages and health conditions. Technicians work under the supervision of pharmacists to prepare medications, perform office tasks, monitor inventory, and handle patient’s insurance claims. Find employment in a variety of pharmacy settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, drugstore chains, grocery stores, and physicians’ offices. With pharmacy technician training from Blackstone, you will discover the rewards of working in this growing field!

Blackstone’s pharmacy technician training provides the knowledge and skills needed to stand out from the competition. With decades of experience, Blackstone is the leader in flexible career training programs. Prepare for a new career from home … on your terms! Work at your own pace and choose the times you study. Our quality, online training programs are built to suit your schedule and individual needs. You will have access to the support you need as you progress through your pharmacy technician training.

Through our Pharmacy Technician training program, you’ll learn about the pharmacy team and the fundamentals of assisting the pharmacist, including interacting with customers, medication preparation, inventory control, and the counting and labeling of medications. You’ll gain a working knowledge of medical and pharmaceutical terminology, pharmacy calculations, pharmacology, body systems and disorders, ethics and professionalism. Near the conclusion of your pharmacy technician training, you’ll learn effective job search strategies and how to write a cover letter and resume. Now is the time to prepare for your new pharmacy technician career … let our pharmacy technician training open the door to new opportunities for you!

Every State Board of Pharmacy has developed its own set of regulations for pharmacy technician training and employment. Prospective students should contact their individual State Board of Pharmacy to determine the requirements necessary to become a pharmacy technician in their state.

Pharmacy Technician CertificationStudents who graduate from Blackstone’s Pharmacy Technician training program are qualified to sit for the Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) Pharmacy Technician Certification Boardsponsored by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), and the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. Certification provides further assurance of skills and knowledge to employers. View the NHA and PTCB websites for more information.

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